THE PLANNED IMPLEMENTATION DATE FOR THE NEW HHS GUIDELINES IS OCTOBER 1, 2017. THERE IS A 60 DAY COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE DOT NPRM ENDING MARCH 24, 2017 AND AFTER THAT DOT ALSO HOPES TO BE ABLE TO IMPLEMENT THE NEW REGULATIONS ON OCTOBER 1, 2017.

FOR FULL DETAILS OF THE NEW HHS MANDATORY GUIDELINES CLICK THIS LINK TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WEBSITE.

Carolina Occupational Healthcare wishes to thank the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC) for the notification of the above information, which can be found at their website by clicking this LINK.

Mitchell H. Hegquist MD is the Medical Review Officer (MRO) for Carolina Occupational Healthcare and he is certified through MROCC and we will keep everyone informed of any upcoming changes.